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Woman on a Mission: Liz Steffen

Monday, October 7, 2019

  To be a good leader, you have to participate. The worst thing you can do in a board service position is to sit back and watch things unfold. Get involved, ask questions, offer opinions, listen, learn a new perspective – these actions will make your organization stronger and help you grow personally and professionally.… Continue Reading Woman on a Mission: Liz Steffen

Rotary’s Generosity and Impact Grows As YWCA Prepares to Open Topeka’s First Day Center for Survivors of Human Trafficking

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TOPEKA – After receiving an initial generous grant from the Topeka Rotary Foundation, YWCA Northeast Kansas is proud to announce that a total $120,500 will be invested in their Center for Safety and Empowerment Human Trafficking Day Center thanks to the collaboration of Rotarians locally and abroad. “While Rotary is all about… Continue Reading Rotary’s Generosity and Impact Grows As YWCA Prepares to Open Topeka’s First Day Center for Survivors of Human Trafficking

YWCA Northeast Kansas to Open Topeka’s First Human Trafficking Drop-In Center

Friday, August 16, 2019

  YWCA Northeast Kansas to Open Topeka’s First Human Trafficking Drop-In Center TOPEKA – YWCA Northeast Kansas is proud to announce that the Center for Safety and Empowerment will expand services to include Topeka’s first daytime drop-in center for victim-survivors of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. “While we have been providing services to victims… Continue Reading YWCA Northeast Kansas to Open Topeka’s First Human Trafficking Drop-In Center

Could the Early Learning Center Save the Universe?

Friday, May 3, 2019

By Jill Carlson How do we create smarter, more secure members of society? What can we do to ensure good health and wellness for ourselves and our families? Could we really—completely—eliminate poverty in the United States?  These are, admittedly, very lofty ideas. Is it possible to address all three at once? This two-part post will explore early childhood education and its role… Continue Reading Could the Early Learning Center Save the Universe?